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Slow U.S. grain harvest, fast use easing squeeze on storage

10/23/14

With rain delaying the U.S. harvest and domestic and export use of crops strong, the squeeze on storage space in the world's biggest food exporter is not as bad as many feared, a top grain market analyst said on Tuesday.

Xanthion In-furrow fungicide receives registration

10/23/14

Xanthion In-furrow fungicide from BASF has recently received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) registration for use on corn.

Projected corn gross revenues down in 2014 and 2015

10/22/14

Given the current price outlook, average gross revenue in 2015 is projected lower than 2014 revenue.

Syngenta lawsuit against Bunge over GMO corn revived on appeal (10/22/14)

Cellerate receives EPA certification for cellulosic biofuels RINs (10/21/14)

ALS-resistant common chickweed becoming more of an issue (10/20/14)

Does black layer form when corn is frosted? (10/20/14)

Checking weed control at harvest (10/17/14)

Local corn prices dip below $2 in some areas (10/16/14)

Advanta to distribute Phoenix brand corn seed from Syngenta (10/15/14)


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Grain Prices Illinois River Barge Points (10/22/14)

Export Grain Bids (10/22/14)

CO/NE/WY Elevator Grain Bids (10/22/14)

East River South Dakota Grain Markets - Closing Elevator Bids (10/22/14)

Kentucky Daily Grain Elevators, Open Bids (10/22/14)

South Carolina Closing Grain Bids (10/22/14)

North Carolina Grain (10/22/14)

Missouri Grain (10/22/14)

Interior Iowa Elevator Grain Prices (10/22/14)

Minneapolis, MN Daily Cash Grain Report (10/22/14)


Key Reports

Exports: Corn net sales (finally) climb (02/27/14)

Exports: Corn net sales plummet 46 percent (02/21/14)

USDA: Corn sales tumble 25% from last week (02/13/14)

WASDE: Corn prices to stay under $5 (02/10/14)

Exports: Corn net sales bounce to 10-week high (01/30/14)

Export sales: Corn tumbles 16 percent (01/24/14)

USDA: Corn sales start 2014 steady (01/09/14)

Corn exports slowly creep higher (12/19/13)

Corn exports rebound slightly after slow slide (12/12/13)

$4.75 corn in 2014? USDA thinks so (12/10/13)



Market Commentary

Afternoon Comments 10/22


Wednesday’s soy reversal weighed on corn futures. The corn market seemed to power higher today, especially with the soy complex leading the way higher. However, bullish bean traders couldn’t sustain early gains, with the reversal sending a decidedly bearish technical signal as well. That apparently spurred bullish profit-taking in corn. December corn futures settled 3.0 cents lower at $3.53/bushel Wednesday afternoon, while May sagged 2.5 to $3.76.
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